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    Living With Cancer: Understanding throat cancer

a medical illustration of the anatomy of the nasal cavity, palate, tongue and throatThroat cancer 
Throat cancer refers to cancerous tumors that develop in your throat (pharynx), voice box (larynx) or tonsils. Signs and symptoms of throat cancer may include a cough, difficulty swallowing, ear pain and weight loss. While it's not clear what causes throat cancer, health care providers have identified factors that may increase your risk. Learn what you can do to reduce your risk of throat cancer and when you need to seek medical care.

Nutrition tips during metastatic breast cancer treatment
Food is fuel, and when you're battling metastatic breast cancer, the right fuel can provide healing nutrients and energy. Unfortunately, treatment side effects, such as nausea and mouth sores, might harm your appetite or make eating painful. If that's the case for you, it's even more important that you make your meals count by choosing foods packed with nutrients. Here are some basic nutrition guidelines that may be useful.

Video: Colon Cancer Family Registry
Researchers from around the world use data from the Colon Cancer Family Registry to better understand the disease and how to prevent it. Find out how the registry works and why it's so important.